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Senryu Angst Poems | Senryu Poems About Angst

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That Stalker

He strolled.
He paced each day.

That Stalker!

Copyright © Chelsea Chords

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Meaningless Meaning

We deceive ourselves,
To try to hide from our own

Copyright © Mark J. Halliday

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Slave and Can't Help It

Hidden for so long,
Because of Society.
Someone, no one knows!

Copyright © Marty Owens

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New World

a world forsaken
warring factions ne'er at peace...
a new horizon.

Copyright © harry horsman

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Irrlichter/Will-o'-the-wisps/Mala luz

Irrlichter im Nebel 
Träume in unruhiger Nacht 
Sind schnell vergessen


Will-o'-the-wisps in fog 
The dreams in some restless nights
Are quickly forgotten


Mala luz en la niebla
Sueños en noches inquietas 
Son rápidamente olvidados

Copyright © Gert W. Knop

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Distill emotion
to one cliché “I love you”
call it poetry

Wrap all your feelings
in colorful box, ribbons,
call it greatest gift

Inflated ego
sworn superiority
call it all I need

I hear no trace of
regret in the voice speaking
of indiscretions

I see no sign of
truth in the dark eyes that claim
to love me only

I feel not the touch
of kindness from hands that give
only when they need

Hit-and-run kisses
when all I need is for you
to linger a while

Beware the high ground
only time until the fall

Singular captures
only the essence of one
and that one is you

I lost myself there
sometimes I think you love me
for bending to you

So say it’s untrue
though every verb indicates
quite the contrary

I can not believe
manipulated words when
you’re hiding your eyes

Redeem, for this heart
that fell blissful into you
is reaching out still

Copyright © Tracy Decker

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I'd Like to Know

The freeways are packed,
Long faces, fatigue, stress
Where are you going?

Like rats in a maze,
Guzzling gas, polluting air
What is so important?

Cell phones and laptops,
Purity of quiet lost
Mankind advances?

Copyright © Barbara Gorelick

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Zero comments again
I stay up late just to see
If someone read verse

Tunes sink through my head
Zero for eternity
Can't help but feel dread

Zero, that number
Is shameful - who's fault is that?
Not yours, mine of course

Zero in on me
Felt zero satisfaction 
Make me joyous please

Hey! Brighten my night
Fireworks burst when I close eyes
I'm 18, no zero!!! 

Almost on cloud se-
Venture into my mind's eye
Don't understand it...

I have zero views 
My world is moving on fast 
And I'm lone boy

Copyright © J. W. M. Earnings

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My Cheating Husband (written for Rauls contest)

My cheating husband
Our love betrayed and broke
I must travel on

Copyright © Kelly Zakerski

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The Stranger In The Mirror

From where did you come
wrinkled with hair turning gray?
Please, just go away !

~~~~~~~~~  inspired by Daver Austin's poem
                               "Golden Years"

Copyright © Sue Mason

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If The Good Lord Tarries -

in five thousand years
our entire planet may be
a cemetery…

***Cremation anyone? Burial at sea?

For Susan’s contest

Copyright © Tim Ryerson

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Judge signed the last page
Bloody headprints paint my rage
The stage to my cage

Copyright © Robb A. Kopp

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Lovelier Than A Rose

Oh lovely rose song
Pressed in that book for so long
Music can't be wrong

Memories that stay
always recurring array
Learning how to pray

Thoughts engraved so deep
Everlasting pure, keep
Reminding of love

Oh that lovely rose
Pressed in that book that was closed
She lovingly chose

Memories that say
True love won't take her away
Momma I miss you

Copyright © Jimmy Anderson

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The Casino Changed My Life

Tried it once
Left craving for more
Addiction took hold

Copyright © Tyesha Ehigiator

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senryu 7 - decay

~~ life is but nothing when health has gone to decay - a passion for death ____________________________________ September 1, 2013 Senryu Written for the contest, Passion Pays, Not Patience, Dr. Mehta

Copyright © Broken Wings

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A Mother's Thoughts on Post War Landmines

Sorrow sparks sunrise
Where can my children roam free?
My tears fill oceans


Copyright © James Marshall Goff

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Eight Months of Heat

Two months past solstice
Subtropical climate sears
Just open the door

Step into oven
Midday sun chars skin and lawns
Sweat flows so freely

Water use rises
AC gives welcome relief
Scalding sand on beach

Take frequent showers
Florida lifestyle envied
Northerners don’t know

Blazing heat last months
Visits to the Sunshine State
Best planned in winter

*Entry for Francine’s contest, written August 22, 2011 by Carolyn Devonshire

Copyright © Carolyn Devonshire

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Just another one

It is hard to miss
A person you never knew
Which is all she was.

Copyright © Dylan Catalano

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haiku or senryu

haiku or senryu 
doesn't matter I'm still

Copyright © Black Eyed Susan

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Tombstone - Like The Four Horsemen

they walked along
weathered, carrying their guns;
like the four horsemen…

down to the O.K.
guns blazing, bullets flying;
smoke clears, the strong stand…

Copyright © Tirzah Conway

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When Crickets Moan

Disembodied howls
Tunneling through the black night
My soul begs to rest

August 2014
© All Rights Reserved

Copyright © James Marshall Goff

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Liberty 33

Bloodgold plundering
Extraterrestrial theft
Appocalypse now


Copyright © James Marshall Goff

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exquisitely played

exquisitely played
by the master. . . . 
my heart-strings snapped 

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich

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The Kids of Divorce

Mom and Dad divorce; the kids are damaged for life; but some are relieved.

Copyright © Ngoc Nguyen

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Don't Spread the Hate

retelling the words
of the past pain that she caused---
forgive her sooner

Copyright © Brandee Augustus

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One More Night

one more night
buried again
daylight saves me

Copyright © James Marshall Goff

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Skeletal Halloween

Scary Halloween:
Skeletons burst out closets
with ugly secrets

Copyright © Ismael Nieves

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My Soul Cried Out

Open the door LORD.
I have only cheated once.
LORD, please let me in.

Copyright © Earle Brown

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Irish emigrate again

children emigrate

as Ireland’s cubs journey down

old ancestral paths

Copyright © Eiken Laan

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For Those Who Have Served

Scared out of my wits
   My family now in the pits--
      This veteran pissed.

A. Green

Copyright © Amy Green